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Molten Chocolate Cakes

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 15 min.


8 servings

If you know a chocolate lover, here's a delectable way to make his or her dreams come true. Set one of these yummy oh-so-chocolaty cakes in front of them. The whole family loves the rich syrupy center inside these cakes.—Deanna Kymer, Broomfield, Colorado
Molten Chocolate Cakes Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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  • 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
  • 1 cup butter, cubed
  • 5 large eggs
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour


  1. In a large microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate and butter; stir until smooth. Cool slightly. Add the eggs, egg yolks and confectioners' sugar; mix well. Stir in flour until blended. Pour into eight greased 6-oz. custard cups.
  2. Place custard cups on a baking sheet. Bake at 425° for 15-16 minutes or until a thermometer inserted in the center reads 160°. Remove from the oven and let stand for 1 minute. Run a knife around edges of cups; invert onto dessert plates. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

1 each: 578 calories, 38g fat (21g saturated fat), 300mg cholesterol, 275mg sodium, 56g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 9g protein.

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